Isidor Fink

IN DETAIL: ISIDOR FINK / RICHARD EDLINGER

"It's gonna be a big challenge and a lot of fun"

Pilot: Isidor Fink
Nationality: Italian
Birth Date: 02.17.91
City: Ritten
Country of residence: Südtirol
Job: Tandem Pilot
Web: IN: isidor_fink; FB: Isidor Fink
Glider: ADVANCE Omega XAlps2
Harness: SKYWALK Range XAlps2
Helmet: SUPAIRE
Sponsors:  Paraclinic, Flugschule Hochries
Assistant: Richard Edlinger
Nationality: Austrian
Birth Date: 12.26.66
City: Absam
Country of residence: Absam

INTERVIEW

What is your greatest sporting success?
PWC Task winner Australia 2018.

When and why did you start paragliding?
I started paraglyding 5 years ago. I was fascinated from the freadom you have by freeflight.

What is your mountaineering experience?
I´m living in the Alps and that is my playground.

What does your typical training week consist of?
During wintertime apart from flying I train by skitouring. Spring and summer I do climbing.

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
The best of sure when I won the Task in Australia and I don´t have any worst.

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
Because I think it's gonna be a big challenge and a lot of fun.

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
No.

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
No.

What will your strategy be during the race?
I will try to fly as much as possible.

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
To discover places where I've never been.

What scares you the most about the event?
Bad weather.

Why will he/she make a good assistant?
Because he is a good friend and very experienced pilot.